How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting climate change?

Cars drive along the San Francisco Bay Bridge under a smoky sky.
Cars drive along the San Francisco Bay Bridge under an orange smoke-filled sky at midday Sept. 9 in San Francisco.
Harold Postic | AFP via Getty Images file

We’re traveling less and staying at home more. Is it helping or hurting the environment?

MPR News host Angela Davis spoke with a climate scientist and a meteorologist on how the pandemic is affecting climate change.


  • Paul Huttner is MPR's Chief Meteorologist.

  • Kim Cobb is a professor of earth and atmospheric sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Use the audio player above to listen to the program.

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